The Immigration History Research Center and Archives share a mission to promote interdisciplinary research on migration, race, and ethnicity in the U.S. and the world; develop archives documenting immigrant and refugee experiences, especially in the U.S.; and support public programming and outreach efforts that connect U.S. immigration history research to contemporary issues and communities.
More details to be available soon about the upcoming talks by this year's recipients of the IHRC/A Grant in Aid awards: Danielle Battisti (University of Nebraska - Omaha) - Order Sons of Italy in America; Martin Nekola (Prague) - Post-WWII political exiles from Europe; Maddalena Marinari (St. Bonaventure University - New York) - Undocumented Italian migrants; John Ryan (University of Northern Colorado) - Italian American identity in the Massachusetts immigrant press.(Continue Reading)February 17th, 2015
Finding aids are online guides to the collections in the IHRC Archives.
Search thousands of photographs, illustrations, texts, and other archival materials selected from the IHRCA's collections using the UMedia Archive.
IHRCA's books are catalogued by the University of Minnesota Libraries and their bibliographic records are accessible in the online public access catalogue MNCAT.
Please make an appointment to use our collections in advance of your visit. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an appointment and to request material. Our ability to serve walk-in researchers is currently limited. Thank you.(Continue Reading)January 9th, 2015